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The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that …

Science Fiction

Why Extraterrestrial life in Outer Space Probably Exists on Eyeball Exo-Planets

<i>While we have still not found life off-Earth, we have found many exo-planetary systems. The planets most likely to sustain life are eyeball</i> …

Universe

What is the average weight for men?

• Average weight<br>• Ideal weight<br>• Risks of being overweight<br>• Maintaining weight<br>• Takeaway<p>The average weight for men varies according to country, race, and age. …

Diabetes

How do you build a healthy city? Copenhagen reveals its secrets

The Danish capital ranks high on the list of the world’s healthiest and happiest cities. With obesity and depression on the rise worldwide, here are its lessons for how to combat them culturally<p>Maybe it’s the Viking heritage. There is an icy open-air pool in the waters of Copenhagen’s harbour, and …

Copenhagen

3 Reasons to Retire as Early as You Can

Are you forgetting about one of your most valuable assets in life?<p>Time is one of the most valuable assets at your disposal. Unfortunately, many …

Retirement

Why do dogs eat poop? New research suggests an ancient answer.

Does your pooch eat poo? If it’s any consolation, he’s in extremely good company.<p>In a new paper, veterinary researchers at University of California at Davis who surveyed thousands of dog owners found 16 percent of pups consume other canines’ feces “frequently,” having been spotted doing it more …

Holistic Medicine

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

Black History

How Democracies Die review – the secret of Trump’s success

Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt have written a fascinating – and alarming – account of how the US shook off its democratic safeguards and gave the world Donald Trump<p>History, the surprisingly fashionable Alexander Hamilton remarked in 1787, teaches that men who overthrow republics begin “by …

Political Science

Pope on Epiphany: Don’t make money, career your whole life

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Saturday advised against making the pursuit of money, a career or success the basis for one’s whole life, urging in …

Andrzej Duda

How to Have an Awesome Time in London (on a Budget)

There are very few cities that can compete with London. From culture and nightlife to dining and shopping, the British capital comes out on top time …

15 ways to make people respect you immediately

There's a difference between being liked and being respected. Ideally, you'll be both.<p>But according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," being respected is at least partly about …

Self-improvement

How I became Christian again: my long journey to find faith again

After experiencing the horrors of war, Bryan Mealer lost his faith. Morning runs with a priest – and a visit to a more welcoming church – helped restore it<p>A few mornings a week, I go running with a priest.<p>We meet at 5.30 under a streetlamp in central Austin and make our way down to the state …

The Buddhist monk and author Matthieu Ricard may be the world's "happiest man," according to science

.<p>If happiness is a form of success, you might look to Matthieu Ricard. Neuroscientists found that the Tibetan Buddhist monk and best-selling author has some of the highest levels of positive emotions of anyone they've ever studied. Hence the media started calling him "the happiest man alive." He …

Meditation

How the baby boomers — not millennials — screwed America

“The boomers inherited a rich, dynamic country and have gradually bankrupted it."<p>Everyone likes to bash millennials. We’re spoiled, entitled, and hopelessly glued to our smartphones. We demand participation trophies, can’t find jobs, and live with our parents until we’re 30. You know the punchlines …

This Is the Only Farewell Email You Need to Send When Leaving Your Job

It's nuanced.<p>A goodbye letter can tell you a lot about an employee.<p>When Marissa Mayer left Yahoo in June, the infamous micro-manager sent her staff a …

How Doug Jones Destroyed Roy Moore’s Whole Shtick with One Well-Chosen Verb

For years, Republicans have been expert at using just the right words to demean Democrats. Doug Jones turned those tables in a big way. Democrats …

Could just two people repopulate the whole Earth?

If Armageddon hit, and only one human couple was left, would they be enough to repopulate the planet?<p>We can't escape the laws of genetics. The task of repopulating the entire planet from the offspring of one single couple is burdened with many complications and diseases.<p>Have a look at the video to …

Science

96 Things to Do When You're Bored

Years ago when I was going through a hard time, my therapist recommended that I read Dr. Wayne W. Dyer’s <i>Your Erroneous Zones</i>. This book changed my …

Here's what Trump's tax plan means for people making between $300,000 and $10 million a year

<i>Update: Republican leaders released their final version of the tax bill on Friday, December 15. We have an updated article with the most recent proposed 2018 tax brackets for single filers and joint filers.</i><p>Republican leaders reached an agreement on their final tax bill on Wednesday, making it look …

Retirement

Read The Gospels To Discover The Jesus Nobody Likes To Talk About

Christians around the world began one of the most important seasons in the liturgical calendar this week: Advent. From the Latin word “coming,” …

Theology

The 8 Best Ballpoint Pens to Buy in 2017

With all the writing instruments available these days, why choose a ballpoint? Because they guarantee a steady and reliable flow of ink, which is …

Top 10 Jobs College Grads Should Avoid

If you are a prospective or recent college graduate, you have a plethora of options to consider for jobs after graduation. However, there are some …

The two moves that will keep you fit for life

How can you tell if you’re due a long and happy life? Advanced science? Cryogenics? Dr Michael Joyner, a physician and researcher with non-profit …

Cardiovascular System

Flat pack three-room house that takes six hours to build on offer for £24,000

Welcome to the future of affordable-chic living.<p>With housing crises plaguing countries around the world, architects have taken it upon themselves to …

The 20 best wines in the world, according to Wine Spectator

Each year, they release their list of the top 100 wines in the world.<p>"The wines featured on our Top 100 list capture the character of the past year and exemplify the quality and diversity the wine world has to offer," Marvin R. Shanken, editor and publisher of Wine Spectator said in a press release.<p>…

California Wine

30 Forgoten Buddha Quotes on Life

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha<p>“No one saves us but ourselves.” – …

8 things the smartest people never reveal about themselves at work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can wind up as obvious no-nos with hindsight.<p>Trouble is, you can't build a strong professional network if you don't open up to your colleagues. Doing so is …

Emotional Intelligence

The Answer To Life, The Universe — And Everything? It's 63

Often, as we go through the world, the key is to ask the right question.<p>When it comes to figuring out the nature of physical reality, part of that process starts at the absolute edge of the observable universe — the cosmic horizon, a distant layer from which light has only just, in this very …

Dark Matter

The right (and wrong) way to apologize

<b>(CNN) —</b> There is a right way and a wrong way to apologize, psychologists say. Over the course of the last few months, we've seen many high-profile examples that fall somewhere in between.<p>On Wednesday, NBC News announced it had fired long-time "Today" show anchor Matt Lauer amid accusations of …

CNN

This Is the Favorite College Major of Psychopaths, According to Science

Not all majors are of equal interest to those with dark personalities.<p>Researchers have long known that psychopaths aren't evenly distributed throughout the population. Yes, you're likely to meet lots of card-carrying psychos in prison, but some legitimate professions have way more than their fair …

Psychology